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The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
🔗 Very good with money. Apparently.
🔗 Of the of the vote
🔗 the of this the third at
🔗 Bruin B.B.C. News at midnight.
🔗 This is hard for part
🔗 teenage girl from East London who travelled to Syria to join the Islamic state
🔗 group is believed to have died in an airstrike Britain cyclists have won gold at
🔗 the Olympics in the men's team sprint.
🔗 The row Katherine Granger has become Team G.B.'s most decorated female M.P.
🔗 In winning her fifth medal in five games.
🔗 The Kenyan sprint coach in Rio has been sent home after posing as one of his
🔗 athletes to provide a urine sample.
🔗 Pretty soon Canada say a man they killed was in the final stages of planning a
🔗 terror attack. Professor Alexis J.
🔗 Who led an investigation into the sexual exploitation of girls in rather a is to
🔗 take over as chairwoman of the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse in
🔗 England and Wales.
🔗 One of the three British schoolgirls who travelled from Bethnal Green in east
🔗 London to join them Islamic state group in Syria is believed to have been killed as
🔗 a list for Cadiz excell Tarnas family told B.B.C. News.
🔗 She was thought to have died in a Russian airstrike in the Ayers held city of Raka
🔗 our Home Affairs Correspondent June Kelly reports.
🔗 Khadija Soltani
🔗 and her two friends disappeared from their homes during a half time break eighteen
🔗 months ago. They were captured on C.C.T.V.
🔗 At a bus station in Turkey at the start of their journey into Syria tonight in an
🔗 interview with NEWSNIGHT the lawyer for Khadija still Thomas family.
🔗 Tasneem a Congi said they were informed a few weeks ago
🔗 that she was now believed to be. Dead poor they're very obviously devastated.
🔗 Every effort was made from the very beginning to try
🔗 and avoid this this paper news and despite all efforts is unfortunate.
🔗 We find ourselves with a loss of a young life and a very promising life.
🔗 He spoke of how she told her family in phone calls home
🔗 that she wanted to leave Syria because propaganda from so called Islamic state
🔗 didn't match the reality on the ground.
🔗 He said she was making plans to try to escape
🔗 but then an Austrian girl who had attempted this had been beaten to death
🔗 and Kadija still Tarna was too frightened to try to make an escape while in Syria.
🔗 She'd married a jihadi who had been killed the two friends she traveled with also
🔗 believed to have married foreign fighters. U.N.
🔗 Officials say they're talking to Russia about extending a cease fire in the Syrian
🔗 city of Aleppo to help up to two million civilians trapped by fighting Moscow has
🔗 agreed to suspend military airstrikes for three hours each day to allow food
🔗 and medicine into the city
🔗 but aid agencies say that's not long enough the first three are paused during the
🔗 day appeared to have little effect with activists saying
🔗 that shelling on the ground had continued the U.N.
🔗 Says it's also investigating evidence of a toxic gas attack on a rebel held area.
🔗 Our correspondent Jim been rude squint and some of them sent this report.
🔗 After all the children and their parents couldn't breathe
🔗 when we arrived at the Ultra twas little rebel held eastern the lead police last
🔗 night first only a few teams
🔗 and dozens Mahmoud Abu Al Khalifa was one of those in just the first fellow the
🔗 best he said when the first rocket exploded when he smelled gas my eyes were hot
🔗 and burning I had difficulty breathing. It was a horrible smell so horrible.
🔗 I can't describe it.
🔗 Even as the hospital was treating the wounded regime helicopters continued to drop
🔗 barrel bombs.
🔗 The injured ran for cover as another landed near the hospital's entrance.
🔗 Despite Evidence to the contrary Bashar al Assad's government denies using chemical
🔗 The doctors in the hospital have been trained to respond to chemical weapons
🔗 attacks by British medics said it was a gas attack dot com We all are treated to
🔗 sick of his life by writing on he said We received lots of injuries about thirty
🔗 minutes ago they were caused by chlorine attacks in the area
🔗 when we checked the engine we discovered it was from chlorine substance the
🔗 injuries are varied we've had people of all ages babies elderly
🔗 and young people a lot of chemical consolidating the U.N.
🔗 Has called for an investigation fighting in Aleppo has escalated in the past week
🔗 after rebels in jihadists overwhelmed a government siege in the east of the city.
🔗 The surprise offensive has put government forces who control the west of Aleppo at
🔗 risk. An estimated two million people are without water
🔗 and short of food because of the renewed fighting Britain have won their fourth
🔗 gold medal of the Olympic Games.
🔗 Jason Kenney Phil Hines and Callum Skinner set a new
🔗 and improved records to beat New Zealand in the men's team cycling sprint in the
🔗 past are Britain connected to silver after losing in the final of the Rugby Sevens
🔗 earlier the row of Catherine Granger won her fifth medals become the most decorated
🔗 female M.P.
🔗 and In British history and David farms
🔗 and Richard Hounslow took silver in the canoe Saddam.
🔗 Our correspondent Chris McLaughlin has been following tonight's action in Rio.
🔗 The of the
🔗 of Team G.B.'s men racing to gold on day one in the village will be dominated in
🔗 London and already the signs are they could dominate here in Rio.
🔗 The women aren't bad at all. So through to the final.
🔗 And the team pursued a lot of Chawton cool broke the world record in the process
🔗 and the Rugby Sevens team G.B.
🔗 Made it to the final but they faced a fabulous Fiji dash
🔗 but for the country's first ever Ellen pic medal has gone to couldn't tell me he's
🔗 picked it up and it goes hand in money but his second try
🔗 and it's just one wave of white jerseys Blackshaw seven
🔗 magnificent feat really running riot a score line a forty three seven in the end
🔗 but a silver for Team G.B. Nonetheless.
🔗 David Florence
🔗 and Richard Holmes will secured silver in the canoe slalom it was really for
🔗 Florence who finished last in the individual event and later in the week.
🔗 It's always tough
🔗 when some of the runners put in such a good run is easy to think oh how are we
🔗 going to be that I was going to fight it from the one last couple days
🔗 and really just want to go out there enjoy it.
🔗 Rich and take a large softball and on rainy days I met him there.
🔗 Pick me up
🔗 and then elsewhere there was another gold on the novel standing performance from
🔗 the American gymnast.
🔗 Simone Biles the nineteen year old has been described as the best ever here in Rio
🔗 She is showing why sixteen years after winning her first Olympic medal.
🔗 Catherine Grange entered the record books by winning the fifth of her career a
🔗 silver in the double sculls alongside Victoria Thornley sports correspondent on the
🔗 Swiss watch the race in Rio.
🔗 On the glorious skies in the shadow of the statue of Christ the Redeemer Katherine
🔗 Granger set out in search of history.
🔗 and partner Vicki Thornley had struggled in the build up to Rio one stage they weren't
🔗 even in the team but just when it mattered.
🔗 They produce their best they lead for most of the race before Poland age past to
🔗 set up a thrilling finish has taken to the line Bowling Green the gold medal
🔗 but it's Silva to Great Britain to Catherine crane just Victoria Thornley.
🔗 Against all the odds.
🔗 No one was expecting base silver then to Granger
🔗 and solemnly against the odds a face medal
🔗 and a face games making Granger the most decorated British woman
🔗 and a limb pick history start there. I guess you did you can now both times.
🔗 This is the lead post away with a little tinge of what might have been
🔗 but I'm going to go up into the last couple years.
🔗 You know I'm proud of what we've done and you know it's a metal
🔗 that many people would have put money on some things elsewhere in the rowing one of
🔗 sports longest winning streaks continued New Zealand's Eric Marion Hey missed Bonk
🔗 haven't been beaten in seven years and ideally won the men's pair
🔗 and the Olympic gold torment is underway hope it without a number of leading names
🔗 as it makes its first appearance at the games for more than a century.
🔗 But the day belonged to Catherine Granger
🔗 when asked whether she would compete in the next Olympics.
🔗 Her answer was unequivocal mom and dad I promise I'll never preach it again.
🔗 The Kenyan sprint coach has been sent home from the Olympics after posing as an
🔗 athlete to get a urine sample correspondent Alex comes take reports from Rio John
🔗 and Sara a retired runner who competed at the ninety seven world championships
🔗 attempted to deceive doping control by providing a your in sample for a member of
🔗 his team he was found out
🔗 when officials noticed a photograph on his accreditation badge did not match the
🔗 face of the athletes who'd been called for the random test his
🔗 or her identity is not known. It's the latest drug scandal involving Kenya.
🔗 Earlier this week the head of its track
🔗 and field team in Rio was sent home following allegations he told undercover
🔗 journalists that he could give prior warning of unannounced drug tests in Kenya.
🔗 In exchange for payment. Michael wrote it has denied any wrongdoing.
🔗 Dozens of the nation's runners have committed doping violations over the past five
🔗 years. It's one reason why the I.O.C. Said Kenyans would be amongst those targeted.
🔗 In its drug testing program at the Olympics.
🔗 Police in Canada have said they killed a terrorist suspect after he set off an
🔗 explosive device in the back of a taxi.
🔗 They said twenty four year old Aaron driver known as La Mick extremist had been
🔗 planning a suicide bombing.
🔗 He was also said to have had contact with jihadists outside Canada including a
🔗 British teenager jailed last year for plotting to attack police officers in
🔗 Australia more details from our Washington correspondents Kerio Donohue the Royal
🔗 Canadian Mounted Police said a tip off from the F.B.I.
🔗 Alerted them to the threat which they said was due to be carried out within seventy
🔗 two hours a martyrdom video promising an attack somewhere in Canada was passed to
🔗 them they identified Aaron driver from it in the video he pledges allegiance to the
🔗 leader of the Islamic state group Abu Bakar al Baghdadi it appears he was planning
🔗 to attack an urban center during the morning or afternoon rush hour.
🔗 Jennifer Stratton is an assistant police commissioner at approximately sixteen
🔗 three hours that male suspect exit a residence on Park Street instructed Roy
🔗 and he entered into a cab
🔗 and just arrived here it seems the emergency response team engaged with the
🔗 suspect who detonated a device in the back of the cab.
🔗 The cab driver suffered minor injuries.
🔗 And the suspect died during his engagement with police the police also gave details
🔗 of contacts driver had with several known extremists outside Canada in one case
🔗 those contacts involved a teenager from Blackburn who was jailed for life in the
🔗 Last year after being found guilty of involvement in a plot to attack police officers
🔗 in Australia. While driver had been under a number of court imposed restrictions.
🔗 He was subject to constant surveillance a fact
🔗 that will raise questions about anti terror laws in Canada
🔗 and woman has died after two bombs exploded in the tire resort of why
🔗 when nineteen.
🔗 People were injured including Dark Austrian
🔗 and Italian tourists from Bangkok our correspondent Jonathan Head reports the
🔗 police say the two bombs were detonated by mobile phone one thirty minutes after
🔗 the other
🔗 and about fifty meters apart in a popular bar area of the coastal resort of walk in
🔗 one local food seller later died from her injuries was in is a popular destination
🔗 for both Thai and foreign visitors
🔗 and is well known as the place where King Bhumibol Ponce spent much of his time
🔗 when not in Bangkok.
🔗 When bomb attacks like this occur regularly in the three southern most provinces of
🔗 Thailand bordering Malaysia where a long running insurgency has claimed more than
🔗 six thousand lives
🔗 but bombings are rare in Thailand's tourist areas although one attack of the shrine
🔗 in Bangkok last year.
🔗 Killed twenty people
🔗 that attack was blamed on Muslim weekend militants from western China thought to be
🔗 in response to a controversial Thai decision to expel more than one hundred we get
🔗 asylum seekers.
🔗 There are no clues yet as to who may have been behind this latest bombing
🔗 and why
🔗 when the German interior minister has set out new measures to strengthen security
🔗 including a proposal to strip citizenship from people with dual nationality who go
🔗 abroad to fight for militant Islamist groups.
🔗 Thomas them as here also announced plans to speed up the deportation of foreign
🔗 criminals. Our correspondent Jenny Hill reports from Berlin.
🔗 This is the German government's response to a series of violent attacks last month
🔗 two of which I thought was to have been inspired by I.M.F.
🔗 The country's interior minister Thomas De Matha promised more police officers
🔗 and more money for the security services.
🔗 He also plans to target Germans of dual nationality who go abroad to fight for
🔗 I.A.S. They would the minister said be stripped of their German citizenship.
🔗 And he was not getting a fair.
🔗 After we want a tougher stance against people who pose a security risk.
🔗 Foreigners who have committed crimes or are a danger to public. After years.
🔗 We'll have the right to residency restricted
🔗 and we want to speed up the deportation of these people.
🔗 Germany hasn't experienced a major coordinated terror attack on the scale of Paris
🔗 or Brussels yet. A senior intelligence source told the B.B.C.
🔗 that I asked may have sent so-called hit squads into the country disguised as
🔗 refugees and
🔗 that the risk of such an attack was very high political reaction to
🔗 that threat will dominate campaigning ahead of next year's general election already
🔗 it's ignited a fierce debate which extends well beyond domestic security.
🔗 Some of Mr Dimaggio's fellow conservatives who are losing votes to right wing
🔗 populists want him to impose a ban on Baucus
🔗 and outflow dual citizenship altogether. Professor Alexis J.
🔗 Has become the fourth person to be appointed to lead the independent inquiry into
🔗 child sexual abuse in England and Wales.
🔗 She replaces de Mello got out who want to expectedly resigned from the position
🔗 last week.
🔗 Professor Jay previously chaired a similar investigation into child sexual
🔗 and rather I'm more from our correspondent Angus Crawford the independent inquiry
🔗 into child sexual abuse or.
🔗 Has had a troubled start
🔗 and has yet to hear any evidence in twenty fourteen attempts to launch it had to be
🔗 abandoned after two candidates resigned over concerns about their links to senior
🔗 figures in politics
🔗 and the law a year later the New Zealand judge Dame Lo Goddard took up the post
🔗 but stepped dime last week.
🔗 Citing a legacy of failure in claiming it would have been better to abandon excess
🔗 and start completely afresh. Today the Home Office announced that Professor J.
🔗 Who is already a member of the panel will take on the job of chairing it.
🔗 She's worked in child protection for more than thirty years
🔗 and ran an investigation into the sexual exploitation of children in rather room
🔗 that find more than fourteen hundred young people.
🔗 All had been abuse between one hundred ninety seven and twenty thirteen the M.P.
🔗 Keith Vaz who chairs the Home Affairs Select Committee has highlighted the fact she
🔗 has no legal training
🔗 but has said he hopes it will be a case of fourth time lucky representatives of
🔗 junior doctors have called for renewed industrial action in the dispute with the
🔗 government over their contract.
🔗 They've called for the full council of the Union the British Medical Association to
🔗 authorize action from early next month. Here's our health editor Hugh Pym B.M.A.
🔗 Leaders reached agreement with the government on the new junior doctors contract in
🔗 May after a series of strikes at hospitals in England
🔗 but in a ballot fifty eight percent of members voted against the other be amazed
🔗 you need doctors Committee has called on the full Council to authorize a rolling
🔗 programme of escalated in just reelection it accused the government of failing to
🔗 address outstanding concerns about the contract which is due to be imposed from
🔗 October and being unwilling to engage in talks the B.M.A.
🔗 Council will meet later this month to decide whether to back further action N.H.S.
🔗 Employers said there had been talks with junior doctors over the last two months
🔗 and there had been progress on some central issues industrial action said the
🔗 employers would achieve little
🔗 or nothing staff on Euro Star had just started a four day strike as part of a
🔗 dispute about their shift patterns about seventy members of the our empty union
🔗 walked out at midnight and won't return to work until Tuesday morning.
🔗 Eurostar has made a handful of changes to its timetable
🔗 and says passengers with reservations can travel as normal.
🔗 Our correspondent Adam Fleming reports the R.M.C.
🔗 Says its members are striking because the management of the international Rail
🔗 service has gone back on a deal struck with staff in two thousand
🔗 and eight to ensure
🔗 that British train managers don't work more antisocial hours than their French
🔗 and Belgian counterparts over the weekend.
🔗 They'll be joined by eight members of the T.F.S. A union Eurostar say they'd use.
🔗 They run two hundred services during the affected period
🔗 and have canceled just four percent of them two trains between London
🔗 and Brussels today for between London and Paris on Sunday
🔗 and another two between the U.K.
🔗 and France on Monday passengers who've been affected have been booked on to other
🔗 trains and the company said
🔗 that all other customers with reservations would still be able to travel another
🔗 walkout his plans for the August Bank Holiday weekend
🔗 but both sides will meet this morning for talks aimed at ending the raw B.B.C.
🔗 News understands that the serial killer.
🔗 Peter Sutcliffe known as the Yorkshire Ripper is likely to be moved from Broad more
🔗 psychiatric hospital and into prison after a tribunal ruled
🔗 that he was no longer in need of treatment for a mental health disorder
🔗 that live who said
🔗 and he has spent thirty two years in Broad more after murdering thirteen women
🔗 and attempting to murder seven more between one thousand nine hundred seventy six
🔗 and one nine hundred eighty one the tribunals decision is awaiting approval by the
🔗 secretary of state for justice.
🔗 The Court of Appeal will rule netas day on who's eligible to vote in the Labor
🔗 leadership contest the party's national executive committee is seeking to overturn
🔗 a High Court judgment
🔗 that isn't allowed to exclude new members from the ballot this evening the party
🔗 leader Jeremy Corbyn and his challenger to form a shadow work
🔗 and pensions secretary Aaron Smith has clashed at the hustings in Gateshead up an
🔗 ethical correspondence and Watson listened to the exchanges.
🔗 There was passion
🔗 and there was humor in a labor hustings at one point the stage lights failed
🔗 and the diminutive on Smith joked
🔗 that he could no pass themselves off as the toll one
🔗 but any wisecracking camaraderie evaporated.
🔗 When a discussion of don't what would happen after the leadership election
🔗 concludes at the end of September.
🔗 Jeremy Corbin appealed to Labor M.P.'s to get back on board
🔗 and pledge to create a shadow cabinet of all the talents but
🔗 that may not be an option open to him while in Smith said he'd of the current
🔗 leader and his front bench.
🔗 He made it clear he wouldn't serve in the shadow cabinet led by Jeremy Corbyn Mr
🔗 carbon said he created this is genuinely disappointing to me I was pleased
🔗 when you accepted the position of shadow D.W.P.
🔗 Last year I was disappointed when you resigned from it.
🔗 I woulda thought you would want to continue that. Right.
🔗 I do
🔗 but I don't want to be ruthless in so we're all in space position is significant
🔗 because if he no believes it would be pointless to return to Jeremy Corbin front
🔗 bench than many others in the parliamentary party who backed a motion of no
🔗 confidence in their leader are likely to agree sought Labour's internal strife
🔗 could continue long after the result of the leadership election is known start yet
🔗 clear though who be eligible to vote to not contest.
🔗 The appeal court judges will decide for around one hundred twenty five thousand
🔗 recent members should be given a vote there so both sides believe this would boost.
🔗 Jeremy Corbin's chances of being reelected of ricin Vesta geisha is underway after
🔗 a drain was flown alongside a passenger plane as it came in to land at new key
🔗 airport in Cornwall detectives have described the incident as incredibly concerning
🔗 and have accused the drone operator of having a complete disregard for public
🔗 safety from Newquay airport. Nick aeration reports.
🔗 The flight operated by the airline fly B.
🔗 Was approaching the airport at around two forty five on Tuesday afternoon at a
🔗 height of nine hundred feet and two miles from the runway.
🔗 The pilot reported that a drone was flying alongside the plane.
🔗 Devon and Cornwall Police search the area that found night at the drone
🔗 nor its operator inspector Andrew Hamilton says the consequences could have been
🔗 catastrophic totally irresponsible we totally condemn it.
🔗 And I'm quite alarmed that we've now seen an increase in the use of drones
🔗 and now we've got this near miss an airport.
🔗 Drones are readily available to buy
🔗 and have recently become more of a threat to aircraft the civil aviation of.
🔗 Already said there were fifteen near collisions between drones
🔗 and planes in the first third of this year the pilots union Beltre is worried
🔗 that any drone strike on a plane would almost certainly bring down the aircraft.
🔗 A man who threatened to kill everyone on board the plane he was a passenger on
🔗 while he was drunk has been jailed for eight months.
🔗 Martin Johnson who is fifty six
🔗 and from Hollywood Exes made the threat on a flight from Bristol to Malaga in April
🔗 the judge at Bristol Crown Court said Johnson had behaved irresponsibly
🔗 and idiotically. The latest monthly figures from the N.H.S.
🔗 In England show Health Service under sustained pressure with key targets being
🔗 missed in the busiest June on record.
🔗 There was a rise of nearly twenty five percent a year in delays in discharging
🔗 patients from hospital
🔗 but there was a slight improvement in waiting times at accident
🔗 and emergency units.
🔗 Although the overall target in England was still missed along with targets for
🔗 weights or planned operations
🔗 and cancer referrals his own health correspondent Jane Draper.
🔗 None of these measures of N.H.S.
🔗 Performance has dipped to a record low in its own category
🔗 but put together the figures illustrate a service under increasing strain the
🔗 official snapshot of patients who are languishing in hospital because there's
🔗 nowhere suitable for them to be discharged he reached its highest level in June
🔗 more than six thousand a day.
🔗 And his England say the figures are no longer growing. Although most A.M.D.
🔗 Patients are still being seen within four hours the targeted thing ninety five
🔗 percent in this time is being missed the expected response time for the most
🔗 serious ambulance calls has also not been met. For more than a year now.
🔗 Macmillan Cancer Support
🔗 that missing the sixty two day target for cancer patients to begin treatment was a
🔗 That was sadly becoming the new norm Nigeria has reported two cases of polio the
🔗 first in Africa for two years the development is being seen as a major setback for
🔗 a continent that was close to eradicating the disease.
🔗 The government's Chinese partner in the Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Project has
🔗 been charged by the U.S.
🔗 Department of Justice with espionage national security concerns have also prompted
🔗 Australia to block the sale of its largest electricity network to a Chinese
🔗 consortium last month.
🔗 Theresa may postpone the final decision on whether to go ahead with banking point
🔗 while all aspects of the project to refute our business correspondent.
🔗 Don't even reports the willingness of the British government to let China have such
🔗 a major interest in one key point may not be repeated in many other countries.
🔗 One big worry is industrial espionage.
🔗 America has just charged Alan ho who was Chinese an American citizenship
🔗 and C G N The Chinese state owned nuclear power company which has a one third stake
🔗 in the Hank Lee project with trying to steal nuclear secrets.
🔗 Those included sensitive computer codes and nuclear fuel assembly technology.
🔗 America has blocked several Chinese takeovers on security grounds
🔗 and now Australia has banned the sale of all is grade to a Chinese consortium.
🔗 All as GRID which distributes electricity around Sydney
🔗 and New South Wales is being privatized
🔗 and was expected to raise six billion pounds
🔗 but SCOTT MORRISON The Australian finance minister blocked the deal after advice
🔗 from Australia's intelligence agencies.
🔗 When it comes to foreign investment particular Knesset such as these.
🔗 The national security issues are paramount
🔗 and I take my national security advice from those who know what the estimate is the
🔗 agencies we have available to us to advise on these matters those concerns seem
🔗 unlikely to stop Chinese investment in the U.K. Altogether in the last decade.
🔗 It's increased by almost four hundred percent
🔗 and China owns a host of British businesses including Pizza Express Aston Villa
🔗 and Manchester airport in the city the one hundred share index closed up forty
🔗 eight points at six thousand nine hundred fifteen in New York the Dow Jones ended
🔗 the day up one hundred seventeen points at eight.
🔗 One thousand six hundred thirteen on the currency markets the pound was done point
🔗 four percent against the dollar at one dollar twenty nine point seven cents against
🔗 the euro the pound was Dan point four of a cent at one year
🔗 and sixteen cents making a euro worth eighty six point two pence.
🔗 and a century from the all rounder million Ali has put England in a strong position
🔗 in their fourth
🔗 and final Test against Pakistan at The Oval Simon Mann watched the day's play going
🔗 into the second day Pakistan find themselves in a similar position to the one they
🔗 rated as best and there they frustrated England
🔗 and scored four hundred this pitch that has more patient banks
🔗 and while there are runs out there in the forecast as a sunshine England's fast
🔗 bowlers will hope to exploit Pakistan's batting vulnerability which has been a
🔗 feature of the series.
🔗 England have already dismissed Sammy as lamb who was so difficult to remove it as
🔗 England's lower order to rescue the team again moans one hundred eight the sublime
🔗 out of being dropped on nine by as early his innings as kept England in the match
🔗 and their resilience makes them favorites to win the serious complaints of the maid
🔗 about a judge who swore at a man she was sentencing after he'd use highly offensive
🔗 words to describe her. Patricia Lynch Q.C.
🔗 Received a positive response on Twitter and in newspaper columns.
🔗 After the exchanges on Wednesday a chance for Crown Court.
🔗 But now the judicial conduct investigations office is to look into the matter with
🔗 more on this somewhat unusual outburst he has on legal affairs correspondent Clive
🔗 Coleman John Hennigan had pleaded guilty at Chelmsford Crown Court to using racist
🔗 language. It was his ninth breach of an anti social behavior order in eleven years.
🔗 He was being sentenced by Judge Lynch when the normal grand year
🔗 and gravitas of the courtroom was rudely
🔗 and I do mean rudely interrupted by the following exchange forced here by our
🔗 producers and the B.B.C. Bleeper your behavior.
🔗 You're a better for yourself being offensive to me doesn't help the self.
🔗 You too. We are really impressed.
🔗 Taken down the judges very and judge like language and praise on social media
🔗 and has become the talk of the legal profession over the is many judges have been
🔗 tempted to retort in kind when faced with an abusive defendant. But huge issue.
🔗 Language is normally prevailed. Judge Lynch could have held Hennigan in contempt.
🔗 It carries a fine or imprisonment. But it's a long and laborious process.
🔗 Or approach was more direct a different kind of restore it. Of justice.
🔗 While no one's claiming it now represents best judicial practice it does show
🔗 that judges are human.
🔗 After a glance at the papers
🔗 and the Daily Mail's front page headline is referred told his cushy life is over it
🔗 and the son both lead on the news of the Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe is likely
🔗 to be in the from abroad more secure hospital where he's been held for thirty two
🔗 years to prison within weeks the sounds headline is bad not mad.
🔗 The Times reports on the death of Kurdish assault on a one of the three British
🔗 schoolgirls who travel to Syria to join Islamic state militants.
🔗 That story is also on the front page of The Guardian.
🔗 The Daily Telegraph reflects on the tramp's of Team G.B.
🔗 Cyclists in tonight's in the Olympic Village dream.
🔗 It has a photo Kate Archibald
🔗 and Laura Trott celebrating after breaking the women's track team pursuit world
🔗 record in qualifying.
🔗 The Express pays tribute to the rower Katherine Granger who with Victoria Thornley
🔗 won a silver medal in the double sculls final it calls Granger who's now Britain's
🔗 most successful female Olympic athlete.
🔗 Catherine the Great the star describes her as and or some Olympian.
🔗 The headlines again.
🔗 A teenage girl from East London who went to Syria to join the Islamic state group
🔗 is believed to have been killed in a Russian airstrike.
🔗 Britain have won their fourth skilled medal of the Olympics in the men's team
🔗 cycling sprint the rather Katherine Graham.